Young Sheldon, TBBT spin off

Discussion in 'books, films, TV, radio & writing' started by dessiato, Nov 13, 2017.

  1. dessiato

    dessiato Mele Kalikimaka hauʻoli hou makahiki

    I love TBBT, I have, literally every episode up to S11 E7, and am eagerly awaiting the broadcast of the next episode.

    I saw Young Sheldon listed as a spin off and wondered if it was worth watching, or if it was going to be a waste of time.

    Has anyone watched it, and, if so, is it any good?
     
  2. S☼I

    S☼I Are they supposed to be as sick as you and me?

    Nope,but my father in law liked it, he watched it recently in the States, and allowed that while not as good as TBBT it was sufficiently pleasing to devote half an hour a week to watching.
     
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  3. ruffneck23

    ruffneck23 Well-Known Member

    I saw the first one , was ok , IL watch it again but not the first thing on my list of must watch
     
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  4. cybershot

    cybershot Well-Known Member

    I've been downloading them but not got round to it yet.
     
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  5. dessiato

    dessiato Mele Kalikimaka hauʻoli hou makahiki

    I've just watched e1. It's ok. I'll watch the other two episodes. It's not TBBT, but it seems worth a go.
     
  6. mx wcfc

    mx wcfc Well-Known Member

    I watch TBBT a lot too.

    The internet says that Young Sheldon will be on the telly here in 2018.

    I gather there are sites that have this sort of stuff, but I am so rubbish at computers that I dare not use pirate sites.

    How do I watch this? Is it on Amazon or Netflix or some thing like that?
     
  7. ATOMIC SUPLEX

    ATOMIC SUPLEX Member Since: 1985 Post Count: 3

    Saw watchen comic book in it today. Calculated he would have had to be 14 years old minimum and not 9.
    Checked some more and see it is actually set in 1989 and the actor in bbt is playing Sheldon seven years younger than his actual self.

    That is all.
     
  8. T & P

    T & P |-o-| (-o-) |-o-|

    Other than picking up inconsistencies/ errors in the timeline, did you form any opinion about the actual series, or was the former too distracting? :D
     
  9. Lupa

    Lupa .

    I've watched a few episodes.
    And liked it.....
     
  10. ginger_syn

    ginger_syn Insanity laughs under pressure...

    Its a nice little series, my grandkids love it..
     
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  11. T & P

    T & P |-o-| (-o-) |-o-|

    Like too. So glad they didn’t use the canned laughs, one liner sitcom formula of TBBT...
     
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  12. cybershot

    cybershot Well-Known Member

    Annie Potts is great in it.
     
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  13. cybershot

    cybershot Well-Known Member

    oh and Star Trek fans will spot the grand nagus at some point if e4 have got that far yet.
     
  14. Lupa

    Lupa .

    She's really brilliant in it.
     
  15. ATOMIC SUPLEX

    ATOMIC SUPLEX Member Since: 1985 Post Count: 3

    Inconceivable!
     
  16. ATOMIC SUPLEX

    ATOMIC SUPLEX Member Since: 1985 Post Count: 3

    Well it turns out it wasn't an error in the timeline, but I bet there are some. Did 1989 really look like that? I remember it being all futuristic.
    Just Jim Parsons gets a bit 'grease' playing a 38 year old.
     
  17. Lupa

    Lupa .


    Agreed. It's more 1987
     
  18. ATOMIC SUPLEX

    ATOMIC SUPLEX Member Since: 1985 Post Count: 3

    79 - 82 I reckon.
     
  19. Lupa

    Lupa .

    Surely that was flares and tight t shirts?
     
  20. starfish

    starfish No dialogue. Just plot.

    This has been a delight so far.
     
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  21. D'wards

    D'wards I'm an excellent driver

    This is much better than TBBT now.

    Missy and the Nan are the stand outs for me
     
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  22. starfish

    starfish No dialogue. Just plot.

    Its got off to a good start & is as funny as TBBT but in a different style, i feel, of comedy. And yes, some of the lines Missy has are classic.
     
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  23. D'wards

    D'wards I'm an excellent driver

    I started to find the character of Leonard a real annoying smartarse.

    There was a bit where George JR was relegated to the kid's dining table cos nan had her whacky bf round. He was disgruntled about this but Missy said something like "Its better on this table cos you can curse..ASSFACE". It really tickled me
     
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  24. Ax^

    Ax^ Silly Rabbit

    I know you have a history of accidents and general clumsiness

    but i did not think you had taken so many blows to the head

    :(
     
  25. starfish

    starfish No dialogue. Just plot.

    Series 2 has been fantastic so far. Last nights was hilarious. Missy stole the show. But they all have their moments. Still a delight.
     
  26. Sprocket.

    Sprocket. Regret, transience and disillusioned fortitude..

    Annie Potts is perfect casting as the gran.
     
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